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Maldonado Bistro

Mons. Vella Street | 18, Victoria, Island of Gozo VCT 1461, Malta
+356 9901 9270
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  • Excellent73%
  • Very good18%
  • Average6%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“bruschetta” (38 reviews)
“duck breast” (4 reviews)
“sea bass” (4 reviews)
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Italian, Mediterranean, European, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
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Mons. Vella Street | 18, Victoria, Island of Gozo VCT 1461, Malta
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Booked a table in advance as this is a popular restaurant although it turned out it wasn't that busy when we visited. The Italian platter as a starter was very good complimented with some bread and paste on the house. The beef tagliata was a...More

Thank 2904Steve
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Located in an old building reasonably close to the Citadel, this restaurant is more than a bistro. The menu itself is relatively short - which means that the food is fresh and provides an interesting blend of cuisine from the region including Arab influence. The...More

Thank adrianbotterill
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

First of all this place is obviously popular and you need to book ahead. Secondly, we only had one course so my thoughts may not be representative of their full offering which seemed to cater for all tastes and appetites. Finally getting down the stairs...More

Thank Short-breaks-only
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We got off to a slightly frosty start, when we were told the restaurant was full, but luckily a couple overheard us, signalled they were leaving and we could have their table. After that, the service was charming and the food and wine was all...More

Thank Luke_Woodhouse
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

What a great experience! The food was really good! The service also great! The price very reasonable

Thank Miguel L
Reviewed 22 May 2017 via mobile

The moment we descended the stone steps into the repurposed wine cellars where Maldonado was established, we were warmly greeted and immediately seated in the beautiful antechamber beneath Gozitan limestone arches and treated to freshly baked bread with parsley butter, along with a round of...More

Thank Conor G
Reviewed 20 May 2017 via mobile

The restaurant run by Italians is hidden in a street just a few minutes away from the Cittadella. The staff was very friendly, we had two starters to share and a main course. The Gozitan platter was of very good quality and also the bruschetta...More

Thank Koffen
Reviewed 7 May 2017 via mobile

We have been in Maldonado several times and it is for sure a place we will go back. Very nice and well decorated, staff is super friendly and helpful and the food is very good. We have tried different plates and the Italian platter, Mediterranean...More

Thank Olesya T
Reviewed 29 April 2017 via mobile

Warm welcome, very well executed food, reasonable prices and good wine list. Attentive service. Best table in town.

Thank Kobbbel
Reviewed 16 April 2017

Our experience in Maldonado was very positive. We hadn't booked a table (what we recommend), but was given a lovely table at the cozy ambient, the service was very attentive and the food was delicious. The house wine was rather average.

Thank Francisrf
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1.52 km away
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 16 - US$ 38
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Waitstaff
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
Open Hours
18:30 - 23:30
11:30 - 15:00
18:30 - 23:30
18:30 - 23:30
18:30 - 23:30
18:30 - 23:30
18:30 - 23:30
18:30 - 23:30
11:30 - 15:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Mons. Vella Street | 18, Victoria, Island of Gozo VCT 1461, Malta
  • Location: Europe  >  Malta  >  Island of Gozo  >  Victoria
  • Phone Number: +356 9901 9270
  • E-mail
You'll need to explore the backstreets of Victoria to find food worth hunting for, but once here you'll be glad you did.Off the tourist track and with none of the traps, Maldonado Bistro is the sort of place only locals know about but with the food and ambiance to charm all. Our menu is a satisfying mix of the best local delicacies, bruschetta, pasta, grills and salads. So go exploring and discover a spot to treasure.
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